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A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about ... See full summary »

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Callie Cassidy / Sarah Walker / Susan
Brendan Hughes ...
Steven Blake
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Harry Sleerik
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Josh Forbes
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Principal Kastleman
Richard Brestoff ...
Arthur Lyman Kastleman
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Amos
Pepper Martin ...
Chief Deyner
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Officer Tyler
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Richard Birnbaum
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Richard Farley
Panchito Gómez ...
Choo Choo
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Donny Porter
Marvin J. McIntyre ...
Robbie Rice (as Marvin McIntyre)
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A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since members of cast and crew disappear without a trace, it seems as if history is repeating itself... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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School spirt has never been this dead. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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20 February 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De Volta à Escola de Horrores  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$198,533 (USA) (22 February 1987)

Gross:

$1,189,709 (USA)
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Trivia

Philip McKeon's movie debut. See more »

Goofs

Early on, we meet Oliver, an actor playing Steve the policeman, who investigated the 1982 murders when they happened. Later, though, it is revealed that Steve and Cathy were high school sweethearts at the time of the murders. If Steve was still a high school student, he would not have been a policeman yet, and could not have investigated the murders. See more »

Quotes

Richard Farley: Nobody hits one of the Trolls!
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Crazy Credits

The End...or is it? After all of the credits roll and "Scary Movies" ends, you will hear the mop bucket squeak as it pass by. See more »

Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

MAN FOR ME
Performed by Wendy Fraser
Written by Stacy Widelitz and Wendy Fraser
Published by Strawberry Fork Music Co. / BMI
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A Clever Horror Comedy
5 April 2001 | by (Winnipeg, Canada) – See all my reviews

Most people who have reviewed this movie here don't seem to realize that it was intended to funny - it is a spoof of low budget horror films, and the making of them. It very cleverly plays with several levels of reality: the police investigating the massacre, the film crew shooting the movie and experiencing a 'real life' horror, and the scenes from the movie they are making (which are kind of like flashbacks to the original massacre). If people have trouble following this movie (which I didn't) perhaps it is because they are used to simplistic stories which do not demand anything from the viewer. Writer/critic L.A. Morse (in his book Video Trash and Treasures) says it is "...easily the best satire thus far of a genre sorely in need of an injection of wit, humour and fun". I agree with him.


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